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Tips to get more traffic to your blog

Are you looking for tips to get more traffic to your blog? If Yes, you came to the right place! There is no magic to increase the traffic to your blog, but if you follow the tips which I will be giving you in this article then it will be easy for you to get more traffic. So, I will be answering the question “How to Get More Traffic to Your Blog?” in this article.

Tips to get more traffic to your blog

Tips to get more traffic to your blog
Tips to get more traffic to your blog

Write SEO Friendly Blog Post:

If you write SEO friendly blog post then your blog post will have a higher chance of getting indexed in Search Engines like Google and Bing. Yoast SEO plugin will help you to write SEO friendly blog post if you are using WordPress.

While writing SEO friendly blog post take these points into consideration:

  • Decide the keyphrase for the blog post.
  • Use your keyphrase in URL, Title and Content of the blog post.
  • Try to include the keyphrase at least 3 times in blog post content.
  • Use Images with alt text. Try to use keyphrase in alt text.
  • Use headings, subheadings in blog post.

Write Blog posts consistently:

Write regularly on your blog. Publish at least one post in a week.
Always be in search of the blog post ideas. If you found the blog post idea then note it down somewhere in notepad so that you can write on that idea later.

If you don’t post regularly you will lose your audience, hence the traffic. I have suggested at least one post per week. You can write and publish more.

Write Unique Content:

Most Important is writing unique content. Don’t copy paste. If you are publishing the content which already exists on some other blog or website then the search engines will ignore your content.

If you share the blog post which is not unique then you will lose your audience. Now you may ask me the question “How to write unique content?” If you write about the topic you have knowledge and experience then you will not need to copy the content from other website or blog.

Share your blog posts to social media:

Once you hit the Publish button, its time to share the post to social media. When I say Social Media, it means, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. There are many social media to which you can share your blog post.

I prefer to share my blog posts on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Most of the traffic comes to my blog from Twitter and Facebook. Using any messenger to share the blog post link with our friends or relatives will also help to increase the traffic. I use WhatsApp messenger to share my blog post links to my friends.

Read and Comment on other Blogs:

  • Be active in reading other blogs. Comment on the other blogs which are relevant to your blog.
  • While commenting on other blogs make sure that your comment is relevant to the content of the blog post on which you are commenting.
  • Your comment should not be too long or too less.
  • Keep it short and simple.
  • It is better to address the author of the post by his/her name first and write your comment.
  • I am again repeating that your comment should be relevant to the content of the respective blog post, otherwise your comment will not get approved considering it as spam.

Related Post: Importance of SEO for your online business

Give External Links in your blog post:

While writing the blog post you can include the external link of the related blog post. For example, if you are writing something about the Top Tech Blogs then you should include the links of that tech blogs in your blog posts. If you include the links of other blogs make sure that you inform respective blogger about the same. Informing the respective blogger will help you in increasing the blog traffic. How? That Blogger may share the link of your blog post to his/her social media.

The top influencer on the web Neil Patel follows this tip and his articles get shared 1000 times. So follow this tip of including external link in blog post.

Add Social Share Buttons:

Adding social share buttons to the blog post will help the users to share the blog post easily. Once the user shared your blog post to social media it will reach to the more people and your traffic will get increased.

Add the social share buttons of mostly used social media like WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Email, etc
Note: Google Plus buttons are no more functional, so if you have these buttons below your blog post REMOVE them.

Promote Your Blog on Quora:

Are you using Quora to promote your blog? If not then start using it to promote your blog.

Now the question is how to promote the blog on Quora? Quora is question answer site. You can answer the questions which are related to your blog posts. Write the answers which will help the user who has posted the question. Include your blog post link somewhere in your answer. Quora is a high traffic website and very well indexed on Google. The traffic from Quora to your blog will always be quality traffic.

Also read: How To Use Quora To Drive Traffic To Your Blog

These are the most used tips to get more traffic to your blog. If you want to add more tips, please comment below.

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56 thoughts on “Tips to get more traffic to your blog

  • You’ve got some great advice. I would add with the social sharing buttons to also make sure you have a ‘pin it’ button of some form, as Pinterest is such a great source of traffic! There are many great plugins available for free that will take care of this!

    • Agreed!
      As of now I tried with the Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn to share my posts.
      I saw that Pinterest is really great platform for Bloggers to get the traffic.
      Thank you for adding important tip here

  • Thank you Vanesh.
    I will definitely try Quora to promote my blog.
    I have recently started on pinterest but still finding my feet on there in terms of how the platform works.

    • Yes, Quora is really helpful for Bloggers!
      I hope you found something new that will work for you!
      Best luck!

    • Cindy,
      Thank you.
      Yes, Quora is really helpful for Bloggers!

  • Hi,
    Thanks for sharing about these today I learned some new knowledge from this post. Keep sharing such as like this informative article.

    • Glad to know that you learned something new from the post written by me. Keep reading!

  • These tips are great. I’ll be working on the links to other blogs as I’ve linked but haven’t been telling them I have

    • Glad to hear that you got something useful from this post.
      Thank you for your valuable comment.

  • I’m new at blogging so for me these are all great tips. Truly appreciate you posting!

    • Glad to know that you have got something helpful from these tips!
      Happy Blogging!

    • Great example of Quality Content can be found here in this post.
      But how to share the blog post links on Quora? You know, sometimes my answers get deleted by Quora Moderation even if I provided enough content for the answer. Can you help me out how to get rid of it.

      • Hi Sudip, Thank you for your valuable comment. Quora is a really good platform to grow your blog. You may find this post helpful to get your concerns resolved. If you still have questions please comment. You may have a look at my Quora profile.

        • Can you please share which social site is the primary source of traffic in your site? It’ll be very helpful.

          • The primary traffic source get changes time to time. But I observed that Twitter is on TOP since 2-3 months as I am more active there.
            And then Quora and Google ( organic ).

    • Thank you Vanesh for sharing such informative post. I would definitely use all these tips to help improve traffic.

    • Traffic can be increased slowly and steadily using all the above tips. Quora and other social media are great platforms to grow our blog. Also solving the readers problem and let them know about the solution is a great way to engage the existing users on our blog.

  • Hello Vanesh, I came to your blog through a link on Quora. It is indeed a great platform to get traffic. Thank you for this article about getting traffic. I especially like your tips about commenting on other blogs.

    • Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on this post. Stay connected!

  • Some great tips, I’ve found the yoast SEO plug in for WordPress extremely helpful and would highly recommend it. Thanks for sharing.

  • I’ve known many of these tips but what I didn’t know at all was that you can use Quora to promote your blog. I’ll have to look into this.

    Thanks for pointing that out!

    • Yes, Quora is the Best platform to get high traffic.

  • Great article Vanesh, I think a lot of bloggers overlook the power of Quora. If used carefully, it can be a brilliant source of traffic and a means of building up an audience too.

    • Yes, you are right. To get quality traffic, Quora is the best platform!

    • Welcome Mark! Thank you for taking your time to read and comment.

  • Hey Vanesh, this is a really useful blog! Thank you for sharing your ideas – I’ll definitely check out using Quora! ☺️

    • Yes, try Quora, you will learn something new for sure!

  • I’ve never thought of using quora before! Great idea, we’ll definitely get started with using that soon. Thank you!

    • Hi Annie, Thank you for taking your time to read this post. And yes, Quora is really helpful to get quality traffic to your blog, try it!

  • Thank you for the tips. I’m still learning about SEO so this is a big help.

  • Thanks Vanesh, these are great! I’ve also been seeing a lot of engagement from Pinterest so that might be a good option for some people

    • Yes, Pinterest is also a best option to increase the traffic to your blog. But I haven’t explored Pinterest that much yet! I need to.

  • Great tips! Thanks! I’d not heard of Quora. I’m going to check that out now.

    • Thank you for taking time to read and comment!
      Quora, is really helpful to increase the traffic to your blog.

  • Thank you Vanesh. I’m kind of new to blogging and am finding it difficult to drive traffic so your tips will definitely come in hand. I’ve signed up to Quora too so will start figuring that out. Thanks for the advice.

  • Thanks for this, its very helpful. We are working on several ways of getting more traffic to our Makeup and Beauty shop, blogging is one big part of it. We have not explored Quora that much, so will do.

    • Yes, Quora is the best platform to get high quality traffic.
      Thank you for the comment.

  • Suresh Allu

    Vanesh, nice to know these simple and easy suggestions which can help every blogger to promote blog


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